Headington Oxford (Ages 13-16)

Future Doctors

Future Doctors introduces students to the theory and practical skills needed to become a doctor, dentist, sports scientist or other healthcare specialists. Designed for students aged between 13 and 16, this programme provides students with their first step towards a future career in Medicine. The Future Doctors programme acquaints students with key considerations in the study of Medicine, such as: what pathologies are and how they are treated; how medicine is applied in emergency situations; what ethical considerations there are in the treatment of patients; and what students need to do in order to study Medicine at the university level. As part of the Future Doctor programme, all students will complete a full first-aid training course.

Future Doctors at Headington Oxford

At A Glance

  • Length of Course: 2 Weeks
  • Hours of English Through Academic Subjects Tuition Per Week: 15
  • Age Range: 15 to 17 Years
  • Class Size: Maximum 15 Students
  • Key Skills Developed: English Language, Problem Solving, Communication, Management, Research
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Future Doctors at Headington Oxford

Why study Medicine with SBC?

Designed for the doctors of tomorrow, our innovative and forward-thinking Future Doctors course enables students to both learn the theory and start to develop practical skills needed to be a doctor. This course integrates knowledge of the world of medicine with key academic skills and competencies throughout the programme, including independent learning, critical thinking and scholarly writing. As well as receiving a certificate and report at the end of their stay, students will leave with a recognised First Aid qualification.

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Future Doctors at Headington Oxford

What will I do on this course?

  • Broaden your knowledge and understanding of human biology
  • Critically analyse and discuss a variety of contemporary medical issues
  • Improve presentation skills in order to form clear, cogent arguments
  • Develop key soft skills essential for successful patient care
  • Conduct research to identify symptoms, analyse findings and diagnose patients
  • Gain vital practical medical skills during certified First Aid training

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Future Doctors at Headington Oxford

Future Doctors takes place at Headington Oxford Summer School (Ages 13 – 16).  To find out more about our Headington Oxford campus including accommodation, activities, excursions, and prices and dates visit our campus page.

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